Rabbi Reuven Spolter

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Appreciating the blessing of Jerusalem - A thought for Parshat Behar-Bechukotai 5781

Appreciating the blessing of Jerusalem - A thought for Parshat Behar-Bechukotai 5781

The parasha leads us to a pictorial comparison of Jerusalem then and now.Rabbi Reuven Spolter, 08/05/2021 22:14
Teaching our children how to keep Kosher

Teaching our children how to keep Kosher

There are so many different symbols and organizations! How do we teach our children what to do?, 11/04/2021 12:19
Giving children skills to connect them to Jewish Tradition

Giving children skills to connect them to Jewish Tradition

How to raise connected, caring and passionately involved Jewish adults.Rabbi Reuven Spolter, 21/03/2021 20:00
A Torah Thought on "giving and getting"

A Torah Thought on "giving and getting"

We all have thoughts about giving to and getting from others. This video teaches what Rabbi Eliyahu, the Gaon of Vilna, taught about it.Rabbi Reuven Spolter, 08/03/2021 16:41
A little patience goes a long way - Purim 5781

A little patience goes a long way - Purim 5781

Haman simply could not wait for results and did himself inRabbi Reuven Spolter, 23/02/2021 18:58
The terrible 'bite' of credit

The terrible 'bite' of credit

An important message about personal finances from the Torah.Rabb Reuven Spolter, 14/02/2021 21:34
"But I want it!" - A Torah thought for youngsters on Super Bowl Sunday

"But I want it!" - A Torah thought for youngsters on Super Bowl Sunday

Learning to control our deisres is the subject of a video clip aimed at the young, but applicable to all.Rabbi Reuven Spolter, 07/02/2021 15:01
Preparing for the light at the end of the tunnel

Preparing for the light at the end of the tunnel

How do we have hope in such a challenging time?Rabbi Reuven Spolter, 31/01/2021 09:00
Anyone can do great things!

Anyone can do great things!

Meaningful Jewish learning for youngsters around the world: Greatness in small packaging is one of the lessons of the Korban Pesach.Rabbi Reuven Spolter, 24/01/2021 13:19
God's role in the pandemic

God's role in the pandemic

This week's online initiative for children: The Hebrew word for pandemic is in yesterday's Torah reading.Rabbi Reuven Spolter, 17/01/2021 21:25
Leadership, ego and the power of words

Leadership, ego and the power of words

This week's parsha shows how the words of a leader can inspire. But we know that they can also incite.Learning initiative for the young.Rabbi Reuven Spolter, 09/01/2021 19:40
Jacob's fishy blessing

Jacob's fishy blessing

A thought for Parshat Vayechi 5781 to share with youngsters.Rabbi Reuven Spolter, 01/01/2021 14:26
The tears of Yaakov and the Tenth of Tevet

The tears of Yaakov and the Tenth of Tevet

Israel's Chief Rabbinate declared the Fast of the 10th of Tevet the day Kaddish is said for Holocaust victims whose yahrzeit is unknown.Rabbi Reuven Spolter, 24/12/2020 22:44
Seeing the light at the end of the tunnel

Seeing the light at the end of the tunnel

Meanngful parsha learning for youngsters around the globe. The meaning of Miketz - then and now.Rabbi Reuven Spolter, 17/12/2020 14:51
Can a parent have a favorite child?

Can a parent have a favorite child?

The story of Joseph seems to show the negative aftermath of parental favoritism. Or is there more to it than meets the eye?Rabbi Reuven Spolter, 12/12/2020 18:26
Teaching our children to mean it

Teaching our children to mean it

We want our children to fulfill God's commands with feeling. How can we help them achieve that?Rabbi Reuven Spolter, 05/12/2020 19:47
Time to end the "pitched battle" destroying the Jewish People

Time to end the "pitched battle" destroying the Jewish People

No one, not Orthodox nor Reform, will win this battle, while our common enemy, assimilation and intermarriage, will continue to destroy.Rabbi Reuven Spolter, 24/06/2020 13:11